Update: Iran says death toll in funeral stampede reaches 40 - Fars

Published On: January 7, 2020 06:35 PM NPT By: Reuters

DUBAI, Jan 7: Iran said on Tuesday a stampede among mourners during the funeral ceremony for slain commander Qassem Soleimani has reached 40, the semi-official Fars news agency reported, citing an emergency services official.

“So far 40 people were killed and 213 others were wounded in the incident,” the official told Fars.

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